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The Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: European Disintegration, Unemployment and Instability, Jeronim Capaldo, GDAE Working Paper 14-03, October 2014

To Feed the World in 2050 We Have to Change Course, Timothy A. Wise and Kristin Sundell, Christian Science Monitor (Originally published by Food Tank), October 17, 2014

Feeding the World: The Ultimate First-World Conceit, Timothy A. Wise, Triple Crisis Blog, October 7, 2014

In Their Own HandsIn Their Own Hands: How Savings Groups Are Revolutionizing Development
Jeffrey Ashe with Kyla Jagger Neilan, Berrett-Koehler, September 2014

Ashe and Neilan's new book shows that savings groups could revolutionize development, while effectively reducing chronic hunger, building assets, and increasing solidarity.

National Geographic video on When Food Is FuelWhen Food Is Fuel Timothy A. Wise contributed research to a National Geographic video. It explores how corn-based ethanol can divert land and water resources from food crops, and drive up the cost of corn that is used for food, especially in countries that rely on grain imports. (September 15, 2014)

Solid Waste Management and Social Inclusion of Waste Pickers: Opportunities and Challenges, Marta Marello and GDAE Research Fellow Ann Helwege, GEGI Working Paper Series, September 2014

“Land grabs” and Responsible Agricultural Investment in Africa, Timothy A. Wise, Triple Crisis Blog, August 4, 2014

Support to WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement is Insufficient or Misdirected, Jeronim Capaldo, GDAE Policy Brief, July 25, 2014

Job Creation: How to do it and how to measure results [.PPT], Presentation by Steven Miller at GDAE, July 24, 2014

Will the WTO fast-track trade at the expense of food security?, Timothy A. Wise and Jeronim Capaldo, Al Jazeera, July 24, 2014

GDAE to collaborate with UNCTAD on International Trade Agreements: learn more about this project


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Agricultural Policies and the Global Food Crisis

To Feed the World in 2050 We Have to Change Course, Timothy A. Wise and Kristin Sundell, Christian Science Monitor (Originally published by Food Tank), October 17, 2014

Feeding the World: The Ultimate First-World Conceit, Timothy A. Wise, Triple Crisis Blog, October 7, 2014

National Geographic video on When Food Is FuelWhen Food Is Fuel
Timothy A. Wise contributed research to a National Geographic video. When Food Is Fuel explores how corn-based ethanol can divert land and water resources from food crops, and drive up the cost of corn that is used for food, especially in countries that rely on grain imports. (September 15, 2014)

“Land grabs” and Responsible Agricultural Investment in Africa, Timothy A. Wise, Triple Crisis Blog, August 4, 2014

Will the WTO fast-track trade at the expense of food security?, Timothy A. Wise and Jeronim Capaldo, Al Jazeera, July 24, 2014

Picking up the pieces from a failed land grab project in Tanzania, Timothy A. Wise, GlobalPost, June 27, 2014

High risks, few rewards for Mexico with Monsanto's maize, Timothy A. Wise, Al JazeeraMay 27, 2014 (Also in Spanish from Via Organica)

Mexico and Monsanto: Taking Precaution in the Face of Genetic Contamination, Timothy A. Wise, Food Tank, May 21, 2014 (Also in Spanish from Via Organica)

Monsanto Meets its Match in the Birthplace of Maize, Timothy A. Wise, Triple Crisis BlogMay 12, 2014 (Also in Spanish from Via Organica)

Feeding World in 2050Rising to the Challenge: Changing Course to Feed the World in 2050, Timothy A. Wise and Kristin Sundell, ActionAid Report, September 2013.
This report is based on the GDAE working paper "Can We Feed the World in 2050? A Scoping Paper to Assess the Evidence," which reviews the economic forecasting that fuels the alarmist notion that global hunger is the result of flagging food production amid looming resource constraints, and presents alternative modeling that can add useful insights.
See the related GDAE Globalization Commentary "Changing Course to Feed the World in 2050" by Timothy A. Wise and Marie Brill on Triple Crisis Blog.


Read more on GDAE's work on Food and Agriculture and Wise's Open Society Fellowship


Reforming Trade Policy

The Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: European Disintegration, Unemployment and Instability, Jeronim Capaldo, GDAE Working Paper 14-03, October 2014

Support to WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement is Insufficient or Misdirected, Jeronim Capaldo, GDAE Policy Brief, July 25, 2014

Will the WTO fast-track trade at the expense of food security?, Timothy A. Wise and Jeronim Capaldo, Al Jazeera, July 24, 2014

Trade Hallucination: Risks of Trade Facilitation and Suggestions for Implementation, Jeronim Capaldo, GDAE Working Paper 14-01, June 2014

Timothy A. Wise on the legacy of NAFTAWhat is the legacy of NAFTA?
Timothy A. Wise was a guest on the KALW radio show "Your Call" to mark the 20th anniversary of The North American Free Trade Agreement between Canada, Mexico and the US. The show discusses how NAFTA has affected the lives of millions of American, Canadian and Mexican workers. And asks: What has been NAFTA's Effect on Jobs, Migration, and the Environment?
(January 13, 2014)

Timothy A. Wise on the Real News Network20 Years on, Mexico is NAFTA's Biggest Lie
Timothy A. Wise explains that the numbers expose the official distortions around NAFTA's failed promises ( January 3, 2014)

How beer explains 20 years of NAFTA’s devastating effects on Mexico, Timothy A. Wise, Global Post, January 2, 2014

How beer explains 20 years of NAFTA’s devastating effects on Mexico, Timothy A. Wise, Global PostJanuary 2, 2014

Trade facilitation has real costs and dubious gains, Jeronim Capaldo, Letter to the editor of the Financial Times, December 4, 2013

The Uncertain Gains from Trade Facilitation, Jeronim Capaldo, GDAE Policy Brief 13-02 December 2, 2013

NAFTA’s Uninvited Guest: China and the Disintegration of North American Trade, Enrique Dussel Peters and Kevin P. Gallagher, Revista CEPAL 110, August 2013. (Also available in Spanish)

Clash of Globalizations by Kevin GallagherThe Clash of Globalizations:
Essays on the Political Economy of Trade and Development Policy

Kevin P. Gallagher Anthem Press, July 2013

Gallagher's new book shows how many global and bi-lateral trade deals leave developing nations with little flexibility to deploy adequate development policies. His essays discuss how the emergence of nations like Brazil, India, South Africa and China may lead to a re-balancing of trade rules, at least at the global level.

Read more about GDAE's work in Reforming US Trade Policies


China & Latin America

The Limits of China’s Globalization Strategy, Kevin P. Gallagher, The Globalist, January 22, 2014

China-Latin America Economic Bulletin: 2013 Edition, Rebecca Ray and Kevin P. Gallagher, Working Group on Development and Environment in the Americas, January 2014 (Also available in Spanish)

China-Latin America Financial DatabaseThe China-Latin America Finance Database stems from an ongoing collaborative project between GDAE, Boston University's Global Economic Governance Initiative, and the Inter-American Dialogue. The interactive database, which will be updated annually, is the most up-to-date source of information on Chinese lending activity in Latin America and the Caribbean.

NAFTA’s Uninvited Guest: China and the Disintegration of North American Trade, Enrique Dussel Peters and Kevin P. Gallagher, Revista CEPAL 110, August 2013. (Also available in Spanish)

Profiting from Precaution: How China’s Policy Banks Can Enhance Social and Environmental Standards, Kevin P. Gallagher, Paulson Institute Policy Memorandum, July 2013

Chinese Mining in Latin America A Comparative Perspective, Amos Irwin & Kevin P. Gallagher, The Journal of Environment Development, June 2013

New Banks In Town by Gallagher Irwin and KoleskiThe New Banks in Town: Chinese Finance in Latin America, by Kevin P. Gallagher, Amos Irwin, and Katherine Koleski, Inter-American Dialogue Report, February 2012
A January 2013 update is available in Spanish.
A May 2013 update is available in Portuguese.


Learn more about GDAE's work on China and Latin America


Foreign Investment & Sustainable Development

Sustaining Development: Extractive Industries and Local Communities, Lyuba Zarsky, World Politics Review, August 6, 2013

Can Extractive Industries Promote Sustainable Development? A Net Benefits Framework and a Case Study of the Marlin Mine in Guatemala, Lyuba Zarsky and Leonardo Stanley, The Journal of Environment Development, June 2013

IMF's New View on Capital Controls, Kevin P Gallagher and Jose Antonio Ocampo, Economic & Political Weekly Vol - XLVIII No. 12, March 23, 2013

Regulating Global Capital Flows Capital Account Regulations and the Trading System: A Compatibility Review,
The Task Force on Regulating Global Capital Flows for Long-Run Development,
March 2013. (Available in Spanish and Portuguese)
This report highlights a number of potential incompatibilities found between the trade and investment treaties and the ability to deploy CARs. It builds on the findings of the first Task Force and presents the findings of a second workshop led by GDAE Senior Researcher Kevin P. Gallagher

 


Read more about GDAE’s work on Capital Flows and Foreign Investment


Read about GDAE’s work on Intellectual Property


Visit the Publications Library for a complete list of research areas and publications.

The Triple Crisis Blog

The Triple Crisis Blog provides expert opinion and analysis on the global crises in finance, development and environment. GDAE and partners launched the blog in February of 2010. Globalization Researchers Timothy A. Wise and Lyuba Zarsky are contributors to the Triple Crisis Blog. Read the most recent posts:

Triple Crisis BlogFeeding the World: The Ultimate First-World Conceit, Timothy A. Wise, Triple Crisis Blog, October 7, 2014

“Land grabs” and Responsible Agricultural Investment in Africa, Timothy A. Wise, Triple Crisis Blog, August 4, 2014


Columns & Commentaries

To Feed the World in 2050 We Have to Change Course, Timothy A. Wise and Kristin Sundell, Christian Science Monitor (Originally published by Food Tank), October 17, 2014

Feeding the World: The Ultimate First-World Conceit, Timothy A. Wise, Triple Crisis Blog, October 7, 2014

“Land grabs” and Responsible Agricultural Investment in Africa, Timothy A. Wise, Triple Crisis Blog, August 4, 2014

Will the WTO fast-track trade at the expense of food security?, Timothy A. Wise and Jeronim Capaldo, Al Jazeera, July 24, 2014

Picking up the pieces from a failed land grab project in Tanzania, Timothy A. Wise, GlobalPost, June 27, 2014

Read more columns and commentaries from GDAE researchers.

See Timothy A. Wise's work on A Rights-Based Approach to the Global Food Crisis.

 

The Global Development and Environment Institute’s Globalization and Sustainable Development Program examines the economic, social and environmental impacts of economic integration in developing countries, with a particular emphasis on the WTO and NAFTA's lessons for trade and development policy. The goal of the program is to identify policies and international agreements that foster sustainable development.

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